Building Design for Animals

CAD/BIM Coordinator

Job Type – Full time, full benefits. $60,000 - $75,000

Job Description:

We are BDA Architecture, an award-winning architectural firm that specializes exclusively in the design and construction of animal care facilities across the country and internationally. Our project types include everything animal care related. veterinary hospitals, animal shelters and rescue centers, service animal training centers, zoo health care, and university schools of veterinary medicine. Our professional team is passionate about animal health and wellness and we are devoted to creating healthful places that heal and enrich the lives of all creatures. We are looking for a likeminded experienced BIM/CAD expert to join our team in Albuquerque, NM.

Position Details:

This position is for a full time (+full benefits) CAD/BIM coordinator who can work proficiently in Revit and AutoCAD Architecture. This person provides management in the deployment and implementation of modeling standards, the creation of blocks and families, and assist firm leadership in the evolution of office technology. This position ensures our teams are meeting client needs while conforming to industry best practices, while providing mentorship and guidance to those utilizing these tools. They will also provide BIM content creation and advancing the completion of project documents. Candidates should also be self-motivated, flexible, organized, good at multi-tasking and capable of taking instruction, learning and adapting.


  • 3+ years experience in a similar position, 5+ years total work experience
  • Associates degree or equivalent in Architectural Technology or related major
  • Experience and proficient skills in Revit/AutoCAD are required, experience with BlueBeam highly desired
  • 3D computer program skills in Sketchup, and Lumion are a plus
  • Strong proficiency in building science and how components are properly detailed
  • Ability to produce Schematic and Construction Document level drawings
  • Ability to review and coordinate and integrate building and site engineering systems documents
  • Strong sense of graphic presentation and design
  • Current USA work authorization


  • 401(k) Retirement plan
  • 401(k) employer contribution regardless of your elective deferrals
  • Performance Bonuses
  • Health, dental, vision and prescription coverage for employee and immediate family
  • Paid holidays and PTO.
  • Available hybrid work from home schedule. Note, this position does require being physically located in our city and to reliably commute to our office.
  • Available summer hours schedule for extended weekends
  • Professional development assistance
  • Signing bonus equal to 5% of projected year one salary
  • Financial support for some relocation expenses

Additional Information:

BDA strives for longevity and growth with our employees. Therefore, our compensation and benefits package are extremely competitive. Our healthcare and retirement contributions exceed industry and local standards, and our yearly bonus program is virtually unmatched. Although we take our work seriously, the office environment at BDA is fun and casual. We are pet friendly and many employees bring their dogs to work. In the summer we work slightly extended hours Monday thru Thursday, with afternoons off on Fridays. We also offer an optional hybrid work schedule year around that allows employees to work from home 2 days a week, and in the office 3 days a week. We do our best to work smart and efficiently, limiting the need for after-hours or weekend work.

BDA is located in Albuquerque, NM – an up-and-coming city surrounded by world class outdoor recreation - including skiing, hiking, cycling and mountain biking, rock climbing and more. We boast 350 average days of sunny skies, with mild winters and summers. Albuquerque is rich in culture, history and diversity, with excellent museums, festivals and events. We are famous for our local cuisine and home to one of the most flourishing craft brewery scenes in the country. Furthermore, Albuquerque has very affordable housing and a low cost of living.

If you are interested in a unique and challenging position with a renowned and specialized architecture firm, please send your resume and cover letter

BDA is not currently sponsoring USA work visas.

EEO: All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex or sexual orientation or gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class.